Boys' Hoop Recap
Woodbridge 62, Smyrna 61
Photo: Woodbridge's Jeremy Maddox
Jeremy Maddox finished his sterling career at Woodbridge with a 42-point outburst that pushed him over the 1,000-point plateau for his career.
Maddox needed 37 points to reach 1,000 entering the game and responded with his second career-high performance of the season. His previous career high was 34 points scored against
Maddox connected on 4 three-pointers and hit 17 of his 35 shots overall.
A.J. Neal added 9 more points for Woodbridge.
Delmar 69, Woodbridge 54
The Blue Raiders were in the game at halftime but were outscored 17-5 in the third period of the Henlopen South contest. Jeremy Maddox led Woodbridge with 23 points. Eddie Henry and Jamil Young added 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Woodbridge 64, Laurel 58
The Blue Raiders snapped their six-game losing streak behind guard Jeremy Maddox, who pumped in a game-high 22 points. Jamil Young added 18 more points.
Indian River 60, Woodbridge 55
The Blue Raiders led by 11 points entering the fourth quarter but wound up with their sixth straight loss. The Raiders were hot from outside with 8 three-pointers. Jamil Young led Woodbridge with 20 points. Jeremy Maddox added 18.
Caesar Rodney 74,
Woodbridge got a career-high 34 points from guard Jeremy Maddox but they weren't enough to help the Blue Raiders overcome a second half offensive explosion by Caesar Rodney. Maddox's total included 5 three-pointers. The Riders blew the game wide open in the third period with 32 points to Woodbridge's 13. Guard Doug Avery was also in double figures with 11 points.
Friends 73, Woodbridge 55
The Blue Raiders led 15-12 after the first quarter but were outscored 20-9 in the second period and 24-15 in the fourth quarter. Jeremy Maddox's 26 points, including 4 three-pointers, led the Raiders. Guard Doug Avery added 15 points and hit 3 three-pointers.
Sussex Central 72, Woodbridge 48
The Blue Raiders were never in the game against the state's fourth-ranked team.
Sussex Tech 74, Woodbridge 41
The Blue Raiders were outscored in every quarter including 32-16 over the second and third periods. Jamil Young and Jeremy Maddox scored 11 and 10 points, respectively. Woodbridge did hit 5 three-pointers.
Cape Henlopen , Woodbridge 57
The Blue Raiders' losing streak continued with the loss to the Vikings.
Milford 69, Woodbridge 56
The Blue Raiders, for all intents and purposes, dropped out of the Henlopen South race with the loss. Guard Jeremy Maddox poured in 22 points, while Jamil Young added 14 more. Woodbridge is now 3-6 in the South and 3-8 overall.
Dover 63, Woodbridge 52
The Blue Raiders lost their third straight game to fall further behind in the Henlopen South chase. Woodbridge got 14 points from Jamil Young, 11 from Jeremy Maddox and 10 from Sharone Sampson. The Raiders are now 3-5 in the South and 3-7 overall.
Lake Forest 77, Woodbridge 61
The Blue Raiders' Henlopen South title chances were dealt a serious blow as they fell to 3-4 in the South and 3-6 overall. Guard Jeremy Maddox paced Woodbridge with 22 points. Sharone Sampson and Jamil Young added 12 and 10 points, respectively. The Raiders led 17-11 after the first quarter but a 29-13 deficit in the second period gave Lake Forest control.
Seaford 57, Woodbridge 56
The Blue Raiders lost a key Henlopen South contest when Seaford's Brent Evans hit a shot at the buzzer. Just four seconds earlier, Woodbridge's Doug Avery had hit a three-pointer that gave his team a one-point lead. Jeremy Maddox led the Raiders with 27 points. Jamil Young and Avery contributed 11 points apiece. Woodbridge is now 3-3 in the South and 3-5 overall.
Woodbridge 52, Smyrna 49
Photo: Woodbridge's Miguel Serpa
Miguel Serpa rallied the Blue Raiders past Smyrna in a Henlopen South tussle.
Serpa scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth period including a followup of a missed free throw that gave Woodbridge a 50-46 lead with 18 seconds to go.
He then sank two free throws with 4.6 seconds left following a Smyrna three-pointer to provide the final margin of victory.
The Raiders, now 3-2 in the South and 3-4 overall, were led by guard Doug Avery's 13 points. Avery drained 3 three-pointers.
Sophomore forward Jamil Young added 10 more points.
North Dorchester 77, Woodbridge 58
Despite 22 points from guard Doug Avery, the Blue Raiders lost their second game in the Salisbury Lions Club Holiday Tournament. Avery connected on 6 of his 9 three-point attempts.
Crisfield 58, Woodbridge 47
The Blue Raiders dropped their first game in the Salisbury Lions Club Holiday Tournament. Jeremy Maddox led Woodbridge with a game-high 21 points.
Indian River 62, Woodbridge 43
For details on the Blue Raiders' Henlopen South loss, click on the score above.
Woodbridge 76, Seaford 64
Photo: Woodbridge guard Doug Avery
Doug Avery exploded for 26 points as the Raiders evened their record.
Avery connected on 16 of 17 free throw attempts including 10 of 10 in the fourth quarter, when Woodbridge took advantage of three Seaford technical fouls.
Jeremy Maddox, in his first game since returning from the Blue Raiders' state playoff football season, had a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds.
Lake Forest 76, Woodbridge 49
Photo: Woodbridge head coach Barry Connors
The Blue Raiders, playing without starter Jeremy Maddox, stumbled in their season-opener.
The Raiders fell behind 27-11 to the two-time defending Henlopen Conference Southern Division champions and never recovered.
Doug Avery scored a team-high 16 points. Jamil Young added 13 more.
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